(INDIANAPOLIS) – College enrollment has declined for several years in Indiana and the trend continues, as outlined today in the state’s 2020 College Readiness Report. The new report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education shows 61 percent of Indiana’s high school graduates in 2018 enrolled in postsecondary education at the certificate, two-year and four-year degree levels. This compares to college-going rates of 63 percent in 2017 and 65 percent in 2015.

“We have been keeping a sharp eye on this slow decline for several years. What we have found is that historically, fewer people enroll in college when the economy is strong, choosing instead to enter the workforce,” said Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers. “It is too early to tell if that trend will continue

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